Dante's Inferno Coming To PSP

Dante's Inferno Coming To PSP

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PSP owners will be able to get their dose of medieval demon slaying action next year when EA Redwood Shores' Dante's Inferno comes to Sony's handheld.

I've given Dante's Inferno a lot of flack (or should I say hell) for not only taking liberties with its source material but for sounding like just another action game in the vein of Devil May Cry or God of War, quick-time events and all. Neither criticism's really fair: the appropriation and reimagining of ideas is, after all, something that has driven art since its origins (Dante's work included), and, as for how the game plays, well, we still haven't tried it yet, so who's to say anything?

Here's another similarity between the God of Wars of the world and Dante's Inferno, though. Like God of War's Chains of Olympus, Dante's Inferno's getting the handheld treatment in the form of a PSP version that claims to deliver the same level of gameplay that the console versions do.

Developed by EA Redwood Shores in conjunction with Montreal studio Artificial Mind and Movement, Dante's Inferno PSP is due for simultaneous release with the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the games next year.

"Our team and the team at A2M are taking the vision for Dante's Inferno and translating it directly to the PSP," said Jonathan Knight, executive producer of Dante's Inferno. "PSP owners can expect to get the same level of fast, responsive gameplay through all nine detailed and unique circles of hell we are aiming to achieve on the consoles."

So, a PSP version, PS3/360 version, and even an anime. EA seems to be banking big on Dante's Inferno, so when are we going to hear about the PC version, not to mention the inevitable on-rails scythe swinging game that will be the Wii version?

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uh...cool? Maybe it will fill the void left from the cancellation of DMC PSP. Hell I just hope it turns out to be a fun game, screw the people who are crying over it butchering a piece of literature...not THAT big of a deal.

so it's a hack'n'slash game, right?
count me in.

Ah the injustice, and the PSP gets the other Dante. Well ... -attempt to put a smile on his face-

-Seraph-:
uh...cool? Maybe it will fill the void left from the cancellation of DMC PSP. Hell I just hope it turns out to be a fun game, screw the people who are crying over it butchering a piece of literature...not THAT big of a deal.

i was looking forward ot DMCPSP =( i lost my DMC for the ps2 and i miss it

seems like it could be a fun game, im not lacking in psp games, but i guess since im a little slow atm on getting new games i should try it out when i can, hopes are up

 

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